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  • Why I love... Ghostwatch

    On a chilly Halloween night in 1992, Ghostwatch was first broadcast to an unsuspecting public…

    Simon McCallum
    Wednesday 4 December 2013

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  • Jean Kent (1921-2013)

    Like Margaret Lockwood and Phyllis Calvert, her co-stars in Gainsborough’s classic melodramas, the late Jean Kent was one of the great stars of the golden age of British cinema.

    Josephine Botting
    Tuesday 3 December 2013

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  • Sight & Sound films of 2013: readers’ remix

    Sight & Sound magazine asked you to vote for your favourite films from their 2013 end-of-year poll. Here’s how you ranked them.

    Samuel Wigley
    Monday 2 December 2013

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  • Shooting the message #11: World Television

    A look at World Television, a corporate-film production company whose clients have run the gamut from environmental agencies to FTSE 100 giants.

    Patrick Russell
    Wednesday 27 November 2013

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  • Why I love... An American Werewolf in London

    An American Werewolf in London provides one of horror cinema’s most perfect balances of laughs and scares. Is it also one of the great Jewish films?

    Jon Spira
    Tuesday 26 November 2013

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  • Word of 2013: selfies in the world of film

    ‘Selfie’ is Oxford Dictionaries’ word of the year, but the film world has been hip to the self-portrait for decades.

    Eleni Stefanou
    Friday 22 November 2013

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  • Vivien Leigh adrift: The Deep Blue Sea

    Vivien Leigh’s underrated performance in the first screen version of The Deep Blue Sea belies the turbulence that beset her private life at the time.

    Josephine Botting
    Thursday 21 November 2013

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  • Gone with the Wind: directed by... Victor Fleming?

    With Gone with the Wind and The Wizard of Oz to his name in 1939 alone, Victor Fleming was surely one of the all-time great film directors. Or was he?

    Geoff Andrew
    Tuesday 19 November 2013

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  • Why I love... Schalcken the Painter

    A classic TV ghost story, Schalcken the Painter is the spine-tingling tale set in 17th-century Holland about a Dutch painter haunted by a spectre.

    Graham Fuller
    Monday 18 November 2013

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  • Why I love... Night of the Eagle

    This creepy 1962 witchcraft thriller anticipates Rosemary’s Baby and The Stepford Wives in its story of dark forces at work in middle-class suburbia.

    Josephine Botting
    Wednesday 13 November 2013

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